Denver Joins the Micro-Apartment Trend with New Competition

Design News 02.20.13

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Micro-apartments are popping up all over Europe, New York, and San Francisco, and now the trend has reached the Mile High City. Denver architects have launched a competition to build 375 square-foot units on the South Platte River, about two miles from downtown. They hope the rents will be about $500-$700. Registration closes May 1, and submissions are due by May 9. 

In other news, a home owned by Lincoln's son sells for $7.6 million, and the India Design Forum happens in March. See the headlines after the jump.

Colorado Has Micro-Envy! Architects Launch Tiny-Apartment Contest In Denver | Architzer  
Historic Washington, D.C. Coach House Sells for $7.6 Million | The Wall Street Journal
What role will India play in the future of design? | The Editor at Large

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